National Journals and Resources

There are a number of research journals and publications that focus on excellence in teaching.

**Articles, Books and Journals available through the UNCG Library can be accessed on campus from UNCG workstations or off campus by searching the Library Database (



About Campus (available through UNCG Library)

Active Learning in Higher Education (available through UNCG Library)

Association of College and Research Libraries

ACRL has a comprehensive list of research journals by discipline and teaching methods. Check out their complete list online. Here are a few key resources:

Change: The Magazine of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education

College Teaching (available through UNCG Library)


Innovate Higher Education

International Journal of Critical Pedagogy

Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Journal of Learning Community Research and Practice (Residential College/Experimental College Resource)

The National Teaching and Learning Forum (available through UNCG Library)

New Directions in Higher Education (available through UNCG Library)

New Directions for Teaching and Learning (available through UNCG Library)

Pedagogy (from Duke University, available through UNCG Library)

Project Muse – Pedagogy

Radical Pedagogy

Teaching in Higher Education (available through UNCG Library)

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Other Resources

American Association of University Professors

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) AAC&U has many important resources for faculty to consider, from general education to high impact practices. UNCG is a member institution of AAC&U and faculty/staff can access resources as affiliated members. You may have to sign up for a free account using your UNCG e-mail address.

Here are a few key areas available from AAC&U:

Carnegie Mellon on Designing a Course

Curriculum and Pedagogy Group

Flipping the Classroom  Southern Methodist University

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) POD publishes a number of articles annually covering innovative teaching ideas to development opportunities.

Queensborough Community College Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Queensborough Community College has a list of journals tailored to faculty looking to publish work on pedagogy.

University of Michigan Center for Research on Teaching and Learning UM offers a number of resources in a number of areas from Diversity & Inclusion to teaching philosophies. UM is a national recognized leader in the field of faculty development.

Vanderbilt University Course Design Resources

Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching Library VU’s CFT offers a number of articles and publications written by their faculty.

Vanderbilt University Pedagogies and Strategies

The Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education


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A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown

How People Learn: Brain, mind, experience and school (free PDF download) from the National Research Council and the National Academies Press

Teaching Naked by José Antonio Bowen

Understanding by Design by Grant P. Wiggins & Jay McTighe

If you know of journals or resources that might be helpful to creating innovative teaching spaces, please e-mail to have them added.